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Graduate Funding

SUNY Oswego understands that financing your degree can be an important factor in deciding to pursue graduate study. We provide over $800,000 in institutional support for graduate students each year including fellowships, assistantships, scholarships, and on-campus jobs.

Graduate Assistantships

Assistantships afford students the opportunity to gain experience through professional work on campus. We typically offer more than 120 assistantships to graduate students each year! These opportunities are unparalleled by other institutions of our size and provide incredible experiences while offsetting the cost of tuition.


Graduate Fellowships

Fellowships are designed for full-time students seeking additional support for their graduate studies. Fellowships can require experiential learning components including leadership training or community engagement. Different fellowships provide different levels of financial support. 


Graduate Opportunity Program

SUNY Oswego’s Graduate Opportunity Program (GOP) provides financial assistance to New York State Opportunity Program (EOP, HEOP, SEEK) graduates admitted to a graduate degree program at SUNY Oswego.

Graduate Opportunity Program

Graduate Scholarships

Oswego offers a number of scholarships for incoming and current graduate students to help offset the cost of attendance. Scholarship criteria, deadlines, and amounts differ, be sure to review each individually.


Graduate Loans 

Full-time graduate students are eligible for up to $20,500  in federal loans each year when completing a degree program.  


Graduate Research and Projects

Oswego offers numerous grants and awards for current graduate students to support research and projects. Included in these offerings are financial support for conference attendance, travel expenses, faculty collaboration, and showcases.

Graduate Research and Projects

On Campus Employment

Working on campus can be both convenient and rewarding. Graduate students have successfully landed both jobs and internships across a wide variety of departments on campus. The student employment website gives you direct access to Handshake, the platform our campus uses to post positions, as well as tips on finding positions and preparing to work on campus.

On Campus Employment